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Samurou Killing: JAC calls total shutdown of Imphal-Mayang Imphal road

A BJP worker and an IRB personnel were shot dead by miscreants at Samurou, Imphal West in the late night of January 9.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 16 Jan 2022, 2:58 pm

(PHOTO: IFP)
(PHOTO: IFP)

The JAC that was formed following the killing of two persons at Samurou, has called a total shutdown of Mayai Lambi (Imphal-Mayang Imphal road) from 6 am till 5pm of January 16.

The total shutdown was called after giving relaxation of two days in connection with the Imoinu and Gaan Ngai festival, said convenor of the JAC Yanglem Rabi on Saturday.

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To track down the whereabouts of the culprit(s) involved in the killing, the JAC had given an ultimatum till January 16 to the state government, he further said. He expressed hope that the government will give a positive response.

ALSO READ: Active worker of Manipur minister among two killed in pre-poll related violence in Samurou

Essential services, education and matters related to religious ceremonies will be exempted from the proposed shutdown, he added.

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A BJP worker and an IRB personnel were shot dead by miscreants at Samurou, Imphal West on January 9.

After the incident, locals of Samurou have been taking up different forms of agitations, demanding arrest of the culprits and justice to the victims. 

ALSO READ: Samurou Killing: MHRC takes suo-motu, tells DGP to submit report within three days

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First published:15 Jan 2022, 3:42 pm

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IMPHAL, Manipur

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